“According to statistics, out of 1.6 million employees of enterprises surveyed last year, 375,000 worked in harmful and dangerous working conditions. The employer provides guarantees and compensations to employees engaged in work with harmful and dangerous working conditions in accordance with labor legislation. So, in 2021, 681,000 workers across the country received various compensations for working in hazardous working conditions in the amount of more than 167 billion tenge, which is 19% more than in 2020,” the representative of the department said.